The Norwegian Programme for Capacity Building in Higher Education and Research for Development (NORHED) aims to strengthen the capacity of higher education institutions in developing countries to produce more and better research and graduates and to make higher education more inclusive.

Cooperation between Uni. of Malawi and UiO in water science

The NORHED programme is managed by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, Norad. The NORHED partnership model supports cooperation between higher education institutions in Norway and in the Global South, and the programme supports a number of different capacity building activities. In NORHED II the projects are coordinated by Norwegian universities.

Contact UiO's NORHED- team:

NORHED projects at UiO 2021-2026
Project title Project leader

Main partners           

Equip Palestine with E-Learning (E-Pal)

Hege Hermansen, Department of Education Palestine Polytechnic University, University College of Applied Science (Palestine) 

Strengthened doctoral education for health in Tanzania (DOCEHTA)

Kåre Moen, Department of Community Medicine and Global Health Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (Tanzania), University of Dodoma (Tanzania)
Climate change and ecosystems management in Malawi and Tanzania Chong-Yu Xu, Department of Geosciences University of Malawi, University of Mzuzu (Malawi), University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)
Governance for the SDGs (SustGOV) Dan Banik, Centre for Development and the Environment Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia), University of Malawi
Women's, children's and nature's rights in environmental governance Anne Hellum, Department of Public and International Law University of Nairobi (Kenya), University of Zimbabwe, University of Malawi
Medical and environmental anthropology for 21st century East Africa Paul Wenzel Geissler, Department of Social Anthropology,  Ruth Prince, fra Institute of Health and Society University of Nairobi (Kenya), Maseno University (Kenya), Kenya Medical Research Institute, National Institute for Medical Research -Tanzania, Makerere University (Uganda), University of Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania)

Partnership for Peace: Better Higher Education for Resilient Societies

Gentian Zyberi, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights African School of Economics - Benin, Universidad de los Andes (Colombia) Mekelle University (Ethiopia), Birzeit University (Palestine), Makerere University (Uganda)

Project coordinated by another institution

NURTURE- Nurturing SDGs through Higher Eduation Capacity building in Ethiopia

Mengiste, Shegaw, University of South-Eastern Norway (USN)

UiO contact: Josef Noll, Department of Technology Systems

University of Gondar, Addis Ababa Science and Technology University, Debre Markos University, Hawassa University, Jimma University (Ethiopia)


Tags: NORHED, Global South
Published Dec. 18, 2020 5:19 PM - Last modified Sep. 7, 2022 1:06 PM